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Fiemu E. Nwariaku, MD

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Credentialed by Children's Health


Primary Location
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas  75390
Tel:  214-648-9968
Board Certification American Board of Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
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Biography

Biography

Ohwofiemu Nwariaku, M.D., is a surgeon at Children’s Health℠ who is at the forefront of breakthroughs in treating disorders of the endocrine system.

Dr. Nwariaku received his medical degree and early training in Nigeria before coming to UT Southwestern for his surgical residency and a research fellowship. He has been on the faculty at UT Southwestern since 1998.

Dr. Nwariaku is among the most experienced endocrine surgeons in North Texas, with specialized expertise in robotic and minimally invasive surgery. He is recognized worldwide for his work in advancing innovative surgical approaches to successfully remove benign and malignant adrenal tumors.

One of the hallmarks of Dr. Nwariaku’s work with patients is communication, which he says is key to defining effective surgical treatment strategies, as well as helping ease fears and anxiety.

“I actively provide information to my patients and their loved ones and answer any questions they have. I want them to understand what to expect from their surgery and postoperative care,” he says.

Dr. Nwariaku has published approximately 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, 15 book chapters, and three books. He has lectured on endocrine surgery and global health topics around the world.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Ibadan (1987)

Internship

Baptist Medical Center-Nigeria (1988), Transitional Year

Residency

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr GME (1998), General Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr GME (1993), General Surgery
Baptist Medical Center-Nigeria (1991), General Surgery

Fellowship

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr GME (1995), Research
Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations

Primary Location
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas  75390
Tel:  214-648-9968